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Letters to the Editor: Air taxis for rich Angelenos? Not over their backyards   5%

The noise. The energy. The empty promises from tech start-ups -- does Los Angeles really want to be part of the hype over air taxis?

Whitecaps earn shutout win over FC Dallas behind strong 1st-half play   50%

Lucas Cavallini and Deiber Caicedo scored as the Vancouver Whitecaps made the most of their opportunities in a 2-0 win over Dallas on Saturday.

In Tulsa, a Burmese Cooking Tradition Takes the Spotlight   16%

The food of the Zomi people of Myanmar isn’t easy to find in America, even in this city so welcoming to refugees. But this weekend it will move front and center.

Lufthansa expects air travel crisis won't end this year   -5%

German airline Lufthansa has said it is canceling over 2,000 additional flights at its Frankfurt and Munich hubs due to staff shortages. Its low-cost subsidiary, Eurowings, is also expected to cancel flights.

Thomasina Miers recipe for chargrilled mackerel with a warm new potato, lemon and caper salad | The new flexitarian   42%

Bring the seaside summer hols to your table with this chargrilled mackerel accompanied by a warm new potato, lemon and caper salad

Few things can better grilled mackerel, with its smoky-charry notes, particularly if it has just been caught; for me, they conjure up seaside holidays and fishing trips. Here, I also char the chilli and lemon for a bright and zippy dressing that works beautifully with both the fish and a waxy potato salad.

UK readers: click to buy these ingredients from Ocado

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10 of the best UK wildlife weekends   36%

Whether it’s walking or whale watching, put nature in the spotlight with a wonderful country break

Discover the richness of Scotland’s wildlife on a week-long tour, focusing on the rewilding programmes that are opening up across the Highlands. The trip offers the chance to see red kites – recently reintroduced to the region – bottlenose dolphins and ospreys, as well as watching pine martens from a private hide. Visits to remote crofts include talks on rewilding and time with a ranger at the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, home to white-tailed eagles and red deer. The trip can also be booked as a private tour.
The six-night trip costs £1,395pp, including accommodation, all meals and a guide;

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US parents turn to black market due to formula shortage   -16%

As the US grapples with a formula crisis, parents are turning to the black market for supplies.

Morocco: Fouzi Lekjaa Re-Elected President of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation for a Third Term   -12%

[MAP] Rabat -- Fouzi Lekjaa was re-elected president of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), during the elective General Assembly of the federal body, held Friday at the Mohammed VI complex in football in Maâmora (near Salé).

Share a tip on a favourite campsite in France you could win a holiday voucher   76%

France is well known for its superb camping options. Tell us about your favourite – the best tip wins £200 towards a Sawday’s stay

With the cost of living crisis putting a bit of a dampener on family holiday plans for this summer, bookings for campsites are soaring. A cheaper alternative to hotels and villas, there are thousands of sites to choose from in France, always a popular camping contender for Brits because of its proximity to the UK. Whether you are heading to an inland site with a lake, hills and countryside to explore, one with a sea breeze and a view of the Atlantic or Channel, or are tempted by the sunshine on the Cote d’Azur, we want to hear about your favourite French campsite.

If you have a relevant photo, do send it in – but it’s your words that will be judged for the competition.

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Ghislaine Maxwell deserves 30-55 years in prison: US prosecutors   -6%

The 60-year-old British socialite was convicted in December of sex trafficking and other crimes after a month-long trial.

Whitecaps battle to scoreless tie against Revolution   -11%

The Vancouver Whitecaps had their chances but couldn't beat goaltender Djordje Petrovic and were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw with the New England Revolution in Major League Soccer play Sunday afternoon at B.C. Place Stadium.

Hacking High Gas Prices: How People Are Changing Their Habits   -4%

From changing their work hours to driving farther in search of cheaper deals, people have been making crafty calculations to grapple with expensive gasoline.

Lil Nas X talks 'painful and strained' relationship with BET  

Lil Nas X is calling out the BET Awards for a lack of inclusivity.

Free thinking in unfree Iran  

A new wave of protests against a theocratic regime reflect demands for equality and secular rule.

Op-Ed: What my father carried in his secondhand briefcase told me everything  

If I hadn't gone to graduate school, I'd probably be the UPS driver my father, who valued stable employment, wanted me to be.

Netflix Needs Some Help With Ads  

The streaming service is reportedly talking to Comcast and Google as it seeks to create an ad-supported offering.

Ed Gonzalez, Bidens Long-Stalled Nominee to Lead ICE, Withdraws  

His 14-month nomination was ensnared by immigration politics and allegations of domestic abuse, and his departure is another blow to the Biden administration on an issue where it has struggled.

Polio: Virus found in London prompts misleading vaccine claims   20%

What do these cases really tell us about the virus, which hasn't spread in the UK for decades?

More than 40 migrants found dead inside truck in Texas   -20%

More than 40 bodies of migrants have been found dead inside a truck in Texas.

Marina Warner Sees the Myths in Our Moment   -13%

Warner has spent decades studying how our oldest stories speak to modern life, from the lure of fake news to the politics of abortion.

NASA fuels moon rocket for 1st time in countdown rehearsal   28%

NASA fueled its huge moon rocket for the first time Monday and went ahead with a critical countdown test despite a fuel line leak.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via

Christian Bale reveals hed play Batman again under one condition   -15%

Actor has already starred as the caped crusader in ‘Batman Begins’, ‘The Dark Night’, and ‘The Dark Night Rises’

'Ugly' fish don't get the conservation they need   35%

The fish humans find most beautiful are least in need of conservation while "ugly" fish need more help. A study into fish aesthetics warns of a beauty bias.

The tale of a distressed American town on the doorstep of a natural paradise   20%

The town of Orick sits just steps away from Redwood National Park. It has prime real estate for recreation and tourism, so why are its motels and restaurants shuttered and its residents impoverished?

Cant believe the s*** she went through: Viewers stunned by Kelly Holmes documentary Being Me  

‘Can’t believe the s*** she went through,’ posted one viewer

Elvis Review: Shocking the King Back to Life  

Austin Butler plays the singer, with Tom Hanks as his devilish manager, in Baz Luhrmann’s operatic, chaotic anti-biopic.

Germany: 1 dead in knife attack at asylum shelter   -7%

Police said the suspect is believed to be a resident at the home for asylum-seekers on Lake Constance in southern Germany. He allegedly "stabbed indiscriminately" at other shelter occupants during the overnight attack.

Air Miles hits turbulence after Sobeys and Safeway pull out of program  

The long-running Air Miles rewards system is facing turbulence after the withdrawal of one of its only remaining national grocery chains from the program, say experts in the Canadian loyalty points industry.

Fat suits are dehumanising, so why do so many actors still wear them?   30%

An image of Emma Thompson in the upcoming adaptation of Matilda has sparked a fresh controversy about how fat people are shown on screen.

Long covid symptoms are often overlooked in seniors  

The ailment in older adults has received little attention, even though research suggests seniors are more likely to develop it than younger or middle-aged adults.

Amid a Tampon Shortage, Some Women Embrace Period Underwear and Menstrual Cups  

As some consider switching to reusable menstrual products, factors like cost, accessibility and long-held personal preferences could be barriers.

Sunday Reading: Adolescent Envy  

From the magazine’s archive: a selection of pieces about adolescence and teen-age yearning.

Trevor: The Musical Review: Hes Coming Out  

A bullied eighth grader learns to shine in this filmed version of the stage musical streaming on Disney+.

TV veteran David Hasselhoff on playing himself in new show 'Ze Network'   16%

TV veteran David Hasselhoff is in Monaco to present his new German show "Ze Network". The actor, best known for his roles in "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch", sat down with FRANCE 24's Genie Godula at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival. He told us why he wanted to play himself in this new show.

Blue Jays rally from 5 down to snap Yankees' 9-game win streak   8%

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had a grand slam in the sixth inning and Teoscar Hernandez had a three-run homer the seventh as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the New York Yankees 10-9 on Sunday.

Toxic gas explosion at Jordan port kills 13 people and injures 250 more  

Jordanian authorities say a crane loading chlorine tanks onto a ship dropped one of them, causing an explosion of toxic yellow smoke

Photorealistic AI images have arrived. Are artists in trouble?   -75%

In 2014, artist Richard Prince angered some colleagues with an exhibition of blown-up screenshots from Instagram. Now he’d have a new way to challenge audiences.